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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Ignite

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.16
Rank#139  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Score61.37
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score4.65
Rank#68  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbignite.apache.org
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperAltibaseAmazonApache Software Foundation
Initial release199920122015
Current release7.1, July 2017Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersyesyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Security Hooks for custom implementations
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Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
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